Stephen Clayton Turnage was born November 27, 1977, in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away April 22, 2011.  

Stephen Clayton Turnage was born November 27, 1977, in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away April 22, 2011.   

He is survived by his wife, Sabrina; daughters, Jacquelynn  Rose, age 12, and Samantha Rae, age 6, the joys of his life.  He is also survived by his parents, John and Bobbi Turnage; sister, Kim (Turnage) Sutherland; brother-in-law, Matt Sutherland; niece, Hannah; nephew, Carson; brother, Aaron Turnage and sister-in-law, Cindy Turnage; brothers-in-law, Zach Wenzel and Jeff Prosser.

Stephen grew up in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and was a graduate of Lee’s Summit High School in 1996.  Stephen and his wife, Sabrina, were united in marriage in a lovely backyard ceremony on a beautiful, sunny afternoon at the home of his parents on September 20, 2003.  Stephen worked at Crysler Thriftway, the family business, since he was 16 years old.  Stephen found great pleasure in many things, including his dogs and Red Mustang and his music. He enjoyed attending concerts, professional baseball and football games with his brother, father and friends.  He looked forward to the annual golf and fishing trips with his dad and brother and brother-in-law.  His biggest pleasure was in spending time with his wife and daughters.  He also loved dancing with his soul mate Sabrina.  

Stephen was a gentle soul with a fun loving spirit and a subtle sense of humor that will be sincerely missed by his parents, wife, children, siblings and other family members and friends.  

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Langsford Funeral Home.  

The visitation will be Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested for a college fund being set up for his daughters in his memory to: Stephen C. Turnage Memorial Fund, in care of Bank of the West, Attn: Barbara Benson, 100 SW 150 Highway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64082.

Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063, (816)524-3700.